The energy shifts of this weekend are most definitely worthy of an update!
Jupiter into Libra
On Friday September 9th, at 5:18 a.m., Jupiter will enter Libra. Jupiter spends a year in each sign, and so this benefic planet of luck and expansion hasn't graced the sign of peace, beauty, love, harmony and cooperation in twelve years. And Venus, the lovely ruler of Libra, has been there waiting for Jupiter to arrive since the end of August and will remain in her own sign until September 23rd. Good vibes indeed.
Halfway Point Between Eclipses
Also on Friday we have the first quarter moon, which means we have reached the halfway point between the new moon eclipse of September 1st and the full moon eclipse of September 16th. The first quarter is a "waxing square" between the sun and moon and has also been called a "crisis in action". The eclipses are big change energy and the two weeks in between are especially powerful, so this aspect is also powerful. It's a good time to reflect back on any intentions you set with the new moon eclipse and see if you are being shown any ways in which you need to "correct course" to realize them.
Final Square Between Saturn and Neptune
On Saturday September 10th, at 7:04 a.m., we will experience the third and final exact square between Saturn in Sagittarius and Neptune in Pisces. The first was near the end of November 2015 and the second was mid-June 2016. (If you want more information on the Saturn-Neptune square, see my article Pimping the Saturn-Neptune Square from last November.)
A square is a ninety degree angle, and therefore an intersection of energies, which create some kind of growth in our lives. A square forces growth or change - it requires effort on our part to overcome whatever obstacle is presented and to bring conflicting energies together to work for us. One could say square aspects "form character". Too many easy aspects in a chart and we take our gifts for granted and maybe don't put them to use.
Saturn in Sagittarius could simply be described as "freedom through discipline" or "walking your talk". Saturn is discipline and responsibility, structure and boundaries, authority and restrictions. Sagittarius is a freedom loving energy that is all about the truth, with broad horizons and a love of philosophy and religion and higher education. Sagittarius has high ideals and talks a big game but might tend to run off "half-cocked" and Saturn just won't allow this.
Neptune in Pisces is a strong force of visions, idealism, spirituality and dreams, but without a lot of foundation. It can also turn into escapism and not being able to clearly see reality.
Interpreting the energies this way, we can see how they are at odds with each other, but how with effort, this could be literally making our dreams reality. The dance between these two has been going on since last November, so you may see where you are being shown to "make it real" in your life. The final event in this series is Saturday. Saturn always calls for us to take responsibility. If you are feeling limited or delayed in something you are trying to achieve, try to view Saturn's influence as the guidance that is showing you how to build your foundations right so that your work will last and isn't just a pipe dream or house of cards. Try and really get what it's telling you and use that information to really create something of value that will last. Remember Aristotle's words, "Through discipline comes freedom."
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